embed embed share link link
Embed This Video close
Share This Video close
bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark
Rate This Video embed
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...
Tags For This Video tags
rate rate tags tags lights lights

Community Conversations: “A Day at the Races” Track Town USA: Eugene, OR. The history of Hayward Field and the Rise of American Running Culture.

Community Conversations: “A Day at the Races” Track Town USA: Eugene, OR.  The history of Hayward Field and the Rise of American Running Culture.

Panelists:

Joe Henderson – Author of 27 running books and numerous running articles.

Janet Heinonen – Editor and Publisher of “Keeping Track” newsletter and former Women’s Sports Information Director for the University of Oregon.

Tom Heinonen - Co-author of “All About Road Racing” and recently-retired 28-year coach for the University of Oregon Women’s Track team.

Laura Coll – Co-owner of the Eugene Running Company and is a retired long-distance runner who represented the United States 17 times as part of the National team.

Brad Hudson – Former individual Pac-10 Champion in Cross Country for the University of Oregon and currently serves as a coach for some of the world’s most promising long-distance runners.

A panel of coaches, athletes, trainers, and runners share their individual and family experiences with University of Oregon Track and Field and the local running community. Prior to the panel discussion, Tom and Janet Heinonen and Joe Henderson led a guided tour of recently renovated Hayward Field, offering first-hand commentary on Hayward’s historic moments, original construction and many renovations, as well as a preview of the U.S. Olympic Trials.